Many commercial applications allow third-party developers to add new and/or enhanced functionality to them through modules called "add-ins" or "plug-ins." Since these modules are not standalone applications, and ...

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When publishing a new application for the first time or publishing an update to an existing application, thorough testing is critical to delivering a smooth and fulfilling experience ...

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​As our library of licensing tips blog posts has grown, we have noticed a recurring theme appearing in several of our most popular posts.  Repeatedly, we recognize that ...

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​After your software is activated on a customer's computer, it is very common for you, as a publisher, to want to maintain some level of control over this ...

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The computer industry uses the terms trusted and untrusted to describe a broad range of technologies varying from processor design to cloud networks. When applied to a computing ...

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For the most control, protected applications typically rely on some form of product activation process. A good licensing system will offer solutions for computers directly connected to the ...

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This three minute read will validate your decision to use a licensing system and empower you with information as you select the best solution for your needs. Today’s ...

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Managing the license for desktop applications is straightforward since you always have access to the desktop user interface. This is not always true when you have a component ...

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Web applications are technically different from traditional, desktop applications, in several ways. Consequently, they come with some unique challenges and options for licensing. The first challenge with licensing ...

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There are many ways applications can be hacked, some of which could be much easier than you might expect. It is consequently important to be reasonably vigilant about securing your ...

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